PAINESVILLE - The International Women's Air and Space Museum will hold a celebration in honor of Margaret Hurlburt April 30.
Enjoy an evening out from 4 to 8 p.m. at Rider's Inn in Painesville, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Margaret Hurlburt setting the women's speed record in a Corsair named "City of Painesville." Hurlburt was a graduate of Harvey High School and returned to teach in the Painesville School District before leaving to join the war efforts as a WASP in 1943. Upon the disbandment of the WASP in 1944, Hurlburt continued her dream of flying by participating in air races and air demonstrations until her untimely death on July 4, 1947.
The evening will include live music, food, silent auction and a raffle.
The International Women's Air & Space Museum is located at 1501 North Marginal Rd. at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland.
Call the museum for more information at 216.623.1111 or visit www.iwasm.org.